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PseudobinaryIonic Compounds

Compounds that contain more than two elements but are named like binary compounds.

Band Theory of Metals

Theory that accounts for the bonding and properties of metallic solids.

xenon tetrafluoride

A colorless, crystalline compound, XeF4, prepared by heating a gaseous mixture of fluorine and xenon.

Radioactive Dating

Method of dating ancient objects by determining the ratio of amounts of mother and daughter nuclides present in an object and relating the ratio to the object?s age via half-life calculations.

Adsorption

Adhesion of a species onto the surfaces of particles.

Sigma Orbital

Molecular orbital resulting from head-on overlap of two atomic orbitals.

Miscibility

The ability of one liquid to mix with (dissolve in) another liquid.

Coordinate Covalent Bond

A covalent bond in which both shared electrons are donated by the same atom, a bond between a Lewis base and a Lewis acid.

Positron

A Nuclear particle with the mass of an electron but opposite charge.

Mass Deficiency

The amount of matter that would be converted into energy if an atom were formed from constituent particles.